General Sutta Practice
- Sutta Practice Life List. Help your motivation by keeping what you have read.
- Building a Sutta Library. A concise list with book sources that can be used as a checklist for purchasing a near complete collection of the Suttas.
- Printable checklist for Bhikkhu Bodhi’s Thematic Guide to the Aṅguttara Nikāya
- Simple Chart of the Sutta Pitaka This is a handy guide to keep tucked in anthologies so you can get a sense of where suttas can be found.
- Map of the Buddha’s India When you are first starting to read suttas, or if you don’t already have a sense of ancient India, keep this handy.
- Realms of Rebirth taught by the Buddha. Use these charts to understand the different possibilities for rebirth.
- Stages of Enlightenment Handout. Helps you keep track of the qualities of individuals at each level.
- Highlights of the Nikayas Handouts. These four handouts help show the structure and some highlights from the first four Nikayas.
Canonical Texts for Practice
First Four Nikayas
- Unofficial E-books of DN and MN from Sutta Central: Epub and Kindle
- Selections from the Middle Length Discourses: Free Kindle, Epub, Mobi
- Selections from the Connected Discourses: Free Kindle, Epub, Mobi
- Selections from the Numerical Discourses: Free Kindle, Epub, Mobi
- Dhammapada, translated by Venerable Acharya Buddharakkhita. Includes PDF’s, Kindle/Mobi, and Epub
- Dhammapada, translated by Venerable Narada. Includes PDF’s and Epub
- Itivuttaka: The Buddha’s Sayings translated by John D Ireland, EPUB, Kindle, PDF
- Sutta Nipata: Translated by Viggo Fausboll Includes Kindle/Mobi and Epub
- Verses of the Senior Monks: Theragatha Ebook by Bhikkhu Sujato. EPUB, Kindle, PDF
- Therigatha: Psalms of the Sisters, Mrs C.A.F. Rhys Davids Includes Kindle/Mobi and Epub
- Theragatha Therigatha Anthology from AccesstoInsight.org, Free Kindle, Epub
- Buddhist Legends: Dhammapada Origin Stories, translated by E. W. Burlingame DRAFT Includes Kindle/Mobi, and Epub
- Jataka Full Translation by E. B. Cowell: Epub, Kindle, Mobi
- Audio Sutta Recording: Itivuttaka, translated by John D. Ireland
- Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, Translated by Acharya Buddharakkhita, MP3
Working Deeply with the Defilements
- MN008 Sallekha Sutta Worksheet PDF. Gives a method for working through the reflections in the Discourse on Effacement, Majjhima Nikaya 8
- Sutta Checklists for Tracking Reading Suttas
- Pali MN indexPDF. This is an index lists all of the Pali names of the suttas in the Majjhima Nikaya along with their sutta number. This sort of an index is not included in the Wisdom Publications edition.
- English MN indexPDF. Similar to the document above but sorted by the English name.
- English sutta title index for The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha. PDF. Print it double sided, flipping on the short edge.